The Washington Manual General Internal Medicine Subspecialty Consult / Edition 2

The Washington Manual General Internal Medicine Subspecialty Consult / Edition 2

by Geoffrey S. Cislo, Thomas M. De Fer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781791553

ISBN-13: 9780781791557

Pub. Date: 09/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Prepared by residents, fellows, and attending physicians, this handbook is a practical guide to the general internal medicine consult. The content is based on the top 25 most common general internal medicine consults as seen by the hospitalist. The focus is on management issues, with additional material on the perioperative care of the patient with a medical

Overview

Prepared by residents, fellows, and attending physicians, this handbook is a practical guide to the general internal medicine consult. The content is based on the top 25 most common general internal medicine consults as seen by the hospitalist. The focus is on management issues, with additional material on the perioperative care of the patient with a medical condition. Clinical evidence is presented along with the official guidelines advocated by major medical organizations.

This Second Edition is completely revised and updated. Illustrations have been added, and key points about diagnosis and management have been bulleted for easy reference.

The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781791557
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Series:
The Washington Manual® Subspecialty Consult Series
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

General Consultative Principles, Christopher Gutjahr
GENERAL ISSUES: Approach to Perioperative Care, Christopher J. Gutjahr / Approach to Edema, Myra L. Rubio
CARDIOVASCULAR: Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain, Bharath M. Reddy / Acute Coronary Syndromes, Bharath M. Reddy / Approach to the Patient with Syncope, James Matthew Freer / Management of Heart Failure, Andrew J. Krainik / Atrial Fibrillation, Geoffrey S. Cislo / Anticoagulation and Surgery, Mark S.W. Thoelke
PULMONARY: Dyspnea, Thomas M. De Fer / Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Kevin L. Lawrence / Asthma, Thomas M. De Fer / Solitary Pulmonary Nodule, Thomas M. De Fer
GASTROENTEROLOGY: Approach to Nausea and Vomiting, Cheryl R. McDonough / Approach to Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Cheryl R. McDonough / Approach to Abdominal Pain, Thomas M. De Fer / Approach to Abnormal Liver Enzymes, James Matthew Freer
NEPHROLOGY: Approach to Acute Kidney Injury, Melvin S. Blanchard / Approach to Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia, Melvin S. Blanchard / Approach to Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia, John J. Cras / Approach to the Patient with Hematuria, Melvin S. Blanchard
INFECTIOUS DISEASE: Pneumonia, Mark S.W. Thoelke / Urinary Tract Infections, Thomas M. De Fer / Cellulitis, Myra Rubio / Osteomyelitis, Thomas M. De Fer / Approach to the Patient with Fever, Richard A. Santos / Bacteremia, Debaroti M. Borschel / Central Venous Catheter Infections, Debaroti M. Borschel / Endocarditis, Thomas M. De Fer / Meningitis, Hilary E.L. Reno
NEUROLOGY: Approach to Altered Mental Status, Thomas M. De Fer / Approach to the Patient with Vertigo, Robert J. Mahoney / Approach to the Carotid Bruit, Thomas M. De Fer
HEMATOLOGY: Approach to Anemia, Thomas M. De Fer / Thrombocytopenia, Sam J. Lubner / Approach to a Prolonged Prothrombin Time/Partial Thromboplastin Time, Sam J. Lubner
ONCOLOGY: Pain Control in the Cancer Patient, Bryan A. Faller / Neutropenic Fever, Bryan A. Faller and Erik R. Dubberke
ENDOCRINOLOGY: Inpatient Diabetes Management, Michael Y. Lin / Thyroid Diseases, Thomas M. De Fer / Adrenal Insufficiency, Mark S.W. Thoelke / Approach to the Adrenal Incidentaloma, Thomas M. De Fer
RHEUMATOLOGY: Approach to the Patient with Positive Antinuclear Antibodies, J. Chad Byrd / Approach to Low Back Pain, Thomas M. De Fer
ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY: Anaphylaxis, Mohsen Nasir / Drug Reactions and Desensitization, Mohsen Nasir
TOXICOLOGY: Alcohol Withdrawal, Daniel R. Berg / Opioid Intoxication and Withdrawal, Bryan A. Faller

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